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Flexible Solar Review

Flexible Solar Review

Edited by : Graham Morfitt (BSc Physics) Maybe you’ve seen them. Flexible solar modules without aluminum frames, glued directly onto the roofs of vans & trailers, or boat decks. Ever wonder what they’re all about, and whether they would be…

Best Deal On Solar Modules

How do you define the Best Deal on solar modules? Is it simply a matter of a big discount off the regular price? Or do you go one step further and do the quick calculation of $/Watt? Or, perhaps you…

Goal Zero Guide 10 Plus Review

Goal Zero Guide 10 Plus Review

A lot of places sell the Goal Zero Guide 10 Plus solar recharger. MEC sells it. Costco often sells it. Modern Outpost sells it. Is it worth the money? This is a Goal Zero Guide 10 Plus review to help…

Poweradd Apollo review on Trailspace

I just wrote a quick Poweradd Apollo review on Trailspace. You can read the review here… http://www.trailspace.com/gear/other/poweradd-apollo/?review=32193 The issues raised are consistent for any of these small, gimmick solar chargers. They are typically just a back-up battery with a solar…

Solar SmartPhone? Read This First!

Solar charging a smartphone is easy, but there are so many products on the market making promises that it becomes difficult to choose. The purpose of this article is to clear it all up for you. First, I will tell…

Goal Zero Solar Kit? Read this first.

Everyone in the solar industry has at least heard of Goal Zero by now. They are the American portable solar power company that was born out of african humanitarian aid projects. Goal Zero builds some fantastic products… heck, I sell…

Test: Powerfilm R-14 & Voltaic V60

A quick report of charging a Voltaic V60 battery pack from a Powerfilm R-14 rollable solar panel… Solar Panel : Powerfilm R-14 Battery Pack : Voltaic V60 Connectors : Stock CLA connectors provided with the panel & battery Mounting :…

The Modern Outpost Solar Gift Guide

Your Best Gift Ideas Are here This is continually updated, because every year something cool emerges. Either it’s new efficiencies, or it’s new battery capacities, or new connector formats. Last Update : December 11, 2018 I want you to avoid…

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